Capshot: San Diego Padres New Era x Levi’s 59Fifty

The hottest trend hitting the hat world recently is the collaboration route. While somewhat hit-or-miss, Lids has been pumping out new caps with touches of design from outside manufacturers. This cap is an example of a hit as you’ll see below a really seamless collaborative effort from New Era and iconic jean manufacturer Levi’s.

IMG_5989Light blue crown
Dark blue brim and squatcho
White interlocking SD and New Era logo

The third of the New Era x Levi’s series, this cap is the first fitted version after two adjustable versions were produced, one in light and the other in a dark denim. This cap is made of the same soft denim-weave material and is an amalgamation of the two denims used in the adjustable caps. I say denim-weave material because the cap doesn’t feel as thick or heavy as your favorite pair of jeans, which is probably a good thing. The contrast of light and dark denim on this cap makes for a pleasing and wearable aesthetic.

IMG_5990The Levi’s tag is an excellent detail on the wearer’s right: a subtle but ubiquitous touch.

IMG_5991The MLB Batterman in white and navy adorns the rear of the cap.

IMG_5992The underbrim matches the top with a dark navy denim material. The typical black sweatband finishes the look.

IMG_5993The interior tags are typical save for the addition of the Levi’s brand logo as a tag to the left of the Genuine Merchandise logo.

Cap Availability Status: Common

You should still be able to find this particular cap on Lids. I recommend grabbing it sooner rather than later if you really dig it; this cap is one of the better collaboration caps I’ve seen this year.


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